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Bennington Battle Monument

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Located on Monument Circle, this was the tallest battle monument in the world when completed in 1891, standing 306 feet. It is still the tallest in Vermont. There is a good view from the upper lookout chamber, which is reached by elevator; three states can been seen from the chamber. A diorama and exhibit illustrate the battle and the monument. Events are scheduled throughout the year.

Location: 15 Monument Cir., Bennington Vermont 05201 Telephone 802-447-0550

Other History nearby:
(Manchester) American Museum of Fly Fishing
(Pittsfield) Arrowhead
(Bennington) Bennington Battle Monument
(Bennington) Bennington Museum
(Pittsfield) Berkshire Athenaeum
(Brattleboro) Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

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